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Crisis Nursery creates an “Island of Safety” dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and neglect by providing 24-hour emergency care for children and support to strengthen families in crisis. 

We are looking for dedicated, caring, and energetic individuals to care for young children at our facility. Part-time position, with evenings and weekends required. Must be at least 18 years old, and have high school diploma or GED equivalent.

To succeed in this position you will need:
at least one year experience working in childcare
a genuine interest in working with children
the ability to form warm, responsive relationships with children
a positive, friendly attitude
high-level verbal and written communication skills
initiative and capacity to work with minimal supervision

Click here to view a full job description. All applicants to the Nursery must complete a DCFS employment applicationEOE.

To apply, please email cover letter, resume, and three references to Director of Finance & Human Resources Erin Zorns ( by May 25, 2016.


Thank you for your interest in Crisis Nursery.